AHP Hospitalist - SLH

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  • San Leandro, CA
  • Alameda Health Partners (AHP)
  • AHP Internal Medicine
  • Full Time - Varies
  • Physicians & Dentists
  • Req #: 26310-17377
  • Posted: March 27, 2020
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Summary

Alameda Health Partners is recruiting a Hospitalist as we expand our Hospitalist program to San Leandro Hospital, a community hospital within Alameda Health System.  Alameda Health System is a major public health system and medical training institution headquartered in Oakland, CA. The system has more than 4,500 employees and 1,100 physicians and comprisesthree general acute hospitals, the Acute Rehabilitation Center at Fairmont Hospital, two skilled nursing facilities, an inpatient psychiatric facility, and four community wellness centers.  The Health System is driven by its mission - Caring, Teaching, Healing, Serving All. The heart of its mission is to promote wellness, eliminate disparities, and improve and maintain the health of residents of the diverse communities of Alameda County, regardless of ability to pay.  
 
Job Summary
  • The Hospitalist is responsible for the expert provision of safe, efficient, patient-centered, and cost-effective care within the Hospital. Hospitalist shall provide the very best high quality, care to the patients assigned to the service through the Emergency Department and other approved referral sources.The role of the hospitalist is to provide inpatient care predominantly in settings such as medical wards, acute care units, and intensive care units and overall manage and coordinate patient care throughout treatment while patients are hospitalized.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 
  • Provides appropriate medical services to all patients who are assigned to physician.
  • Consults with members of the medical staff regarding issues concerning the appropriate medical services to be provided to such patients.
  • Consults and cooperates with the clinical departments to facilitate patient care management.
  • Follows all existing referral patterns with respect to the referral of patients for specialist care.
  • Uses currently accepted methods and practices of medicine, adheres to applicable standards of care, medical ethics, policies and protocols.
  • Be responsible, on a case-by-case basis as the need arises, for taking all actions necessary to facilitate the appropriate transfer of a patient to or from another medical facility to gain access to skilled medical care.
  • Promotes and maintains a good working relationship with other members of the medical staff and employees.
  • Assists hospital in attaining any goals established from time to time regarding patient, employee and physician satisfaction in connection with Physician’s delivery of the services.
  • Consults with quality manager to achieve better clinical outcomes for patients, improve the quality of patient care and maximize the efficient utilization of physician and hospital recourses.
  • Assists hospital with the appropriate medical assessment, treatment and timely discharge of patients admitted to hospital for observation.
  • Reports to hospital, on an as needed basis, material concerns about quality of care, delay in delivery of medical services to patients, or any patient concerns.
  • Works diligently with primary care physician/provider for a seamless transition from outpatient to hospital care with an accurate and timely discharge summary.
  • Physician Hospitalist reviews advanced practice providers’ orders, notes and care provided.
  • Complies with the requirements and standards of Medical, JCAHO and any other accrediting agencies designated as well as all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Cooperates with hospital in implementing new procedures, controls and systems to promote and facilitate quality, cost controls, reimbursement functions, standardization of products andequipment, and any other requests made by hospital.
  • Provides effective and timely communications to referring or admitting physicians, patient and family concerning the clinical status of each patient admitted through the Hospitalists Program.
  • Promotes and maintains good public relations on behalf of hospital and assists hospital in attaining goals established regarding patient/employee/physician satisfaction in connection with delivery of clinical services pursuant to the terms of this Agreement. Hospitalists will be “goodwill ambassadors” of the hospital.
  • Follows and abides by the hospitals Standards of Conduct.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications
  • Education: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree is required.
  • Minimum Experience: Completion of approved post-graduate residency training in Internal Medicine accredited hospital or medical center.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Board eligibility in Internal Medicine; Board Certification (will be expected to obtain on the appropriate schedule); Compliance with Board mandated education and training to maintain State licensure and/or board certification.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California.
  • Thrive in a leadership team that is focused on developing and sustaining a health care delivery system that supports an underserved community
  • Work closely with other clinical leaders, partner hospitals and clinics to assure continuity of care.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other AHS managers and staff, other departments, and officials and employees of community agencies.
    
About Alameda Health Partners:
 
Alameda Health Partners, Inc. (AHP) is a physician hospital organization established by Alameda Health System to coordinate and support providers in delivering high quality, efficient, value-based care to the patients and communities served by AHS. AHP is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of AHS.
 
 
 
  
 
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